CRJ 211 - Community Values and the Administration of Justice
The inter-relationship of community values and ethical conduct in the administration of justice is explored. Through interaction and study, the student will become aware of how community and professional expectations can affect role performance. Open communication and accountability within and without the justice process will be stressed. (It is strongly suggested that students register for this course during their final semester before graduation.) Three class hours.
Prerequisite(s): CRJ 101, CRJ 103, CRJ 104 or CRJ 171, CRJ 121, CRJ 204, or permission of instructor. Co-requisite: CRJ 121
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss contemporary problems in the area of criminal justice.
2. Identify and describe acceptable responses to current ethical problems in criminal justice.
3. Analyze contemporary criminal justice issues utilizing media or other sources of information.
4. Identify and describe issues with regard to partnerships between criminal justice agencies and the community.
5. Apply critical thinking and reasoning techniques to the criminal justice issues.
6. Research contemporary criminal justice issues.
7. Participate in debates on contemporary criminal justice issues.
Course Offered Fall and Spring